Phillies 1930 season was like no other in franchise history

When you finish 52–102, 40 games out of first place, there is no joy in Mudville. Yes, that’s the capsule of the 1930 Phillies. What went wrong?

Philadelphia’s first MLB All-Star Game

The first All-Star Game ever played in Philadelphia was also a first for Major League Baseball. The game, played at Shibe Park on July 13th, 1943 was the first midsummer classic to be scheduled at night.Being a "first" involving the illumination of a ball game in the dark was nothing new for Shibe, which had also been the … Continue reading Philadelphia’s first MLB All-Star Game